The Abominable Dr. Welsh Podcast, Episode 3: The Texas Chainsaw Massacre – Classic Movie, Struggling Franchise

Even after 50 years, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre – a horror classic – remains shocking and potent. Like Halloween, A Nightmare on Elm Street, and Friday the 13th, sequels, remakes, and prequels followed. Yet unlike these horror franchises, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre as a series has never achieved the same level of success or consistency. In Episode 3, I look at some of the factors that have limited the wider appeal of this franchise.

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